Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 13 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 67 190 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 6.84% 10.34% 13.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 23.99% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 134 173
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £265
90th Percentile £588 £660 £475
South West median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +60.00% +240.91%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% -10.00% +4.65%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 335 792 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.22% 43.09% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 538 487
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £311 £281
90th Percentile £600 £578 £515
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.02% -0.31%
10th Percentile £20.50 £34.30 £29.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £58.00 £47.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Finance
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
5 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (20.90%) Migration
5 14 (20.90%) IBM UrbanCode
6 13 (19.40%) TDD
6 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
6 13 (19.40%) .NET
7 12 (17.91%) Oracle
7 12 (17.91%) Data Modelling
7 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.91%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) Azure
7 12 (17.91%) BDD
8 10 (14.93%) DevOps
8 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
8 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
8 10 (14.93%) ITIL
8 10 (14.93%) Windows
8 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
9 9 (13.43%) Java
9 9 (13.43%) Linux
9 9 (13.43%) ETL
9 9 (13.43%) Scala
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.43%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Azure
2 7 (10.45%) Power Platform
3 5 (7.46%) AWS
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.99%) Office 365
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) 3G
2 1 (1.49%) 4G
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) LTE
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) UMTS
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
3 9 (13.43%) Apache Hive
3 9 (13.43%) Big Data
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) Power BI
5 6 (8.96%) HBase
5 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.99%) Impala
9 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.99%) QlikView
9 2 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) IBM UrbanCode
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.94%) Maven
5 7 (10.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.46%) JMeter
7 5 (7.46%) Selenium
7 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
7 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (4.48%) JIRA
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.99%) Subversion
11 1 (1.49%) Ant
11 1 (1.49%) JUnit
11 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Data Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Data Migration Lead
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) SOAP
2 7 (10.45%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) Kafka
4 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.48%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
5 3 (4.48%) HTML5
5 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.99%) CSS3
6 2 (2.99%) Django
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) MDX
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) React
6 2 (2.99%) React Native
6 2 (2.99%) XML
7 1 (1.49%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.49%) LIMS
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (20.90%) Migration
3 13 (19.40%) TDD
4 12 (17.91%) BDD
4 12 (17.91%) Data Modelling
4 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) DevOps
5 10 (14.93%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.43%) ETL
6 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.94%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) Functional Programming
8 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.96%) Cloud Operations
9 6 (8.96%) ETL Development
9 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) C#
2 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) Java
3 9 (13.43%) Scala
3 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Python
5 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.48%) C
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 2 (2.99%) XAML
9 1 (1.49%) Haskell
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GLP
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) HDFS
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 6 (8.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) AppDynamics
3 7 (10.45%) Dynatrace
3 7 (10.45%) IBM
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.99%) Talend
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Teradata